Arkansas Employment - Arkansas State Taxes - Cost of Living in Arkansas

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Cost of Living in Arkansas

How Much Bang for the Buck in The Natural State?

Moving from another state and considering Arkansas employment?

Use the chart below to compare Arkansas state taxes, median household income, median home cost and overall cost of living in Arkansas with other popular U.S. cities.

Little Rock Los Angeles Phoenix Chicago New York City Boston Houston U.S. Average
Cost of Living 80 156 104 126 165 128 86 100
Median Household
     Income
$43,095 $40,844 $45,931 $44,664 $43,502 $46,676 $41,513 $44,684
Median Home Cost $127,500 $466,040 $166,310 $222,960 $420,670 $398,210 $115,240 $202,300
Property Tax Rate $10.85 $8.38 $8.13 $15.89 $7.23 $10.10 $20.63 $13.28

Note - Property Tax Rate: The rate per $1,000 of home value. If the tax rate is $14, and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14 x ($250,000/1,000), or $3,500. Source: Sperling's Best Places (www.bestplaces.net)


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